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28 May 2015
Mr Alan Kelly T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, today (28 May 2015) welcomed the presentation of 144 beach awards, an increase of 10 on the 2014 number. Presenting...
21 May 2015
The new regime will extend Ireland’s ban on seabass fishing to all EU vessels. Minister Simon Coveney TD, today strongly welcomed an EU Commission proposal for a comprehensive prohibition on...
20 May 2015
Shipping and port activity in the Republic of Ireland rose by 6% in the first quarter of 2015 when compared to the corresponding period of 2014, according to the latest quarterly iShip Index*...
20 May 2015
A  ‘new experience to take your breath away’, that’s the promise from Great Lighthouses of Ireland, an EU INTERREG IVA funded tourism initiative which was launched today, (Wednesday) by the Minister...
A 3D image of the wreck of the Lusitania with the bow of the vessel towards the NE. The wreck lies on a flat seafloor in a general depth of 93m
6 May 2015
Further new seabed imagery released of the wreck of the RMS Lusitania one hundred years after its loss Minister of State with responsibility for Natural Resources at the Department of Communications...
Cover Image of A Study of the Current and Future Skills Requirements of the Marine/Maritime Economy to 2020
5 May 2015
The Marine/Maritime Economy could create 10,000 new jobs up to 2020, says Expert Group on Future Skills Needs There are approximately 16,155 persons employed in the marine economy in marine and...
Image courtesy of Port of Cork
1 May 2015
Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney T.D, today officially re-opened the newly remediated Haulbowline Island Bridges at Cork Harbour.  The bridges have undergone extensive...
24 April 2015
Negotiations hosted by Ireland at the National Seafood Centre, Clonakilty Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD today welcomed the progress made at the international Blue...
Volume 12 Irish Maritime Transport Economist
23 April 2015
Ireland's ports and shipping services play an important role as enablers of economic growth. In 2014, port volume increases of more than 2%, as measured by the iShip Index*, tracking Ireland's...
Cable Laying at Spiddal. Photographer Andrew Downes.
17 April 2015
A subsea cable laid from the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway Bay this week marks a major milestone in the development of Ireland's national marine research and development infrastructure. The four...

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